The winner of the Two Roads Diverge contest explains inspiration, first lines and endings.
“I grew to love the challenges and rewards of the short story – the way you have to be precise and condensed and make every word count.”
Online tools help tame the scheduling beast.
If you’re on the path to publishing – a short story, perhaps – we wish you success, and we hope you consider our magazine a supporting partner.
A short story rejected in grade school becomes a cause of action.
Sad and angry over current events, two YA authors used the pen as a weapon against police brutality.
While penning a response to a national crisis, two young adult authors developed a friendship and taught each other about craft.
2015 National Book Critics Circle Award finalists on the covers of The Writer.
Poet Elizabeth Alexander blends meter and family narrative in a lyrical memoir.
Novelist David C. Taylor talks about the memories and methods that shaped his first book-length crime story.